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LOVE WILL TEAR US APART

01. Love will tear us apart
Duration: 3.25

Studio: Strawberry Studios – Stockport (UK)
Recording date:
March 1980

02. These days
Duration: 3.21

Studio: Pennine Sound Studios – Oldham (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 8 January 1980




03. Love will tear us apart
Duration: 3.14

Studio: Pennine Sound Studios – Oldham (UK)
Recording date:
Tuesday 8 January 1980


 

DETAILS

Line-up: Ian Curtis | Peter Hook | Stephen Morris | Bernard Sumner

Producer: Martin Hannett
Sound e
ngineer: Martin Hannett

Total duration: 10.00 minutes


 

NOTES

This 12" was previously released as a 7" record


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Record (point your mouse on the record to see its back)

 


UK: Factory Records
12" (July 1980)

Design: Peter Saville
Photography:
Bernard Pierre Wolff
Sculpture: Demetrio Paerno | O. Toso


 

GROOVE NOTATIONS

A: Spectacle is a ritual
B: Pure spirit


 

WORLDWIDE RELEASES

12"

UK: Factory Records (FAC 23.12) – July 1980: test pressing and promo version also available; second test pressing also available (dated: Friday 3 March 1989)
Australia: Gap Records
/CBS Records Australia Ltd (FAC 23/MX 203339) – February 1981: test pressing and promo version also available; second test pressing also available (dated: Friday 7 October 1983)
Canada: PolyGram Group Canada Inc. (FACX 02, SNB 230 EL) – Friday 20 March 1981: first pressing
Canada:
PolyGram Group Canada Inc. (FACX 02, SNB 230 EL) – Friday 21 January 1983: second pressing with "Joy Division" sticker
France: Virgin France SA (first pressing: 80042/PM 132; second pressing: 600208/AE 170): promo version also available
Greece: Virgin Records/EMI Greece SA (VG 2024 Z/MT 11653)
Italy: Base Records (FAC 23)
Japan: Nippon Columbia Co. Ltd (YW-7421-AX) – 1984: promo version also available
New Zealand: EMI Records New Zealand Limited (FAC 23) – 1982
New Zealand: RTC (FAC 23.12): limited edition of 2000 numbered copies (first pressing); unnumbered version also available (second pressing)
Spain: Edigsa (19M0095 3)
– 1981
Spain: Nuevos Medios, SA (FAC 23.12)
USA: Rough Trade Records (FAC 23.12) – July 1980: acetate version also available (side A only)
USA: Qwest Records/Warner Bros. Records Inc. (FAC 23.12) – June 1981


 

PRESS REVIEWS

The Offense (USA) (1980) – review written by TKA and Tim Mayer

Record Mirror (UK) (Saturday 31 January 1981)

Rolling Stone (USA) (Thursday 25 May 1981) – review written by Mikal Gilmore

Record Hunter (UK) (October 1994) – review written by Fred Dellar